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Where has it gone?
The making of the US surveillance state, 1898–2020.
Though the Cuban Missile Crisis was fifty years ago, imperial America and the threat of nuclear war remains.
Seven years after the shootings of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark by the Chicago police, a civil suit reveals the sordid details behind the assassination.
The government's campaign to get Fred Hampton began long before it finally succeeded in killing him.
When the Nazis began to impose their will on Denmark, the Danes showed one of of their own.
The Defense Department's own account of the Vietnam War holds the clues to our defeat.
Israel may have won the war in 1967, but it was still looking for
The Nation's editor Freda Kirchwey travels to Israel and sends back an eyewitness report of the young country's struggles to survive.